DIY Artwork – Canvas and Coffee Filters

E very time someone tells me I am creative I think “no, not really…I just know something good when I see it and am brave enough to try to duplicate it.” My living room is mostly neutral with pops of accent colors (mainly, turquoise/teal, green, and cranberry).  But recently I decided I wanted to de-emphasize… Continue reading DIY Artwork – Canvas and Coffee Filters

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Now I “Umber”stand – Mixing Custom Paint Colors

Actually, I already knew this from waaaayyy back when I considered myself more of a “crafter”…but Burnt Umber is my new best friend!  I LOVE color…and I always feel happy when I see bright bold colors, but when it comes to the ones I surround myself with on a daily basis I want them a… Continue reading Now I “Umber”stand – Mixing Custom Paint Colors

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Quick Note with Some Lovely Links

Daughter returned Monday evening from a front-end-of-spring-break 4-day mission trip to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.  Here’s the whole group {missionary family are the 4 on the left, my girl is the one in the front wearing the “Red” shirt}.  They knocked out some serious work and got to love on the kiddos on… Continue reading Quick Note with Some Lovely Links

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Isn’t She A-door-able?

Her name is Viviana, which apparently means “Lovely” in Italian.  But, don’t tell my husband I actually gave this project a name…because he’ll just shake his head in disbelief {he just doesn’t speak silly-mushy-girly}. Here’ is how she came to live on my wall {and how you might be able to have her cousin come… Continue reading Isn’t She A-door-able?